In response to the Contra Costa Health Services order to cease non-essential operations and gatherings in order to limit community exposure to COVID-19: Bedford Gallery and other City facilities are closed to the public until further notice and all programs are suspended. For the latest information on Walnut Creek closures, visit www.walnut-creek.org/coronavirus.
View our calendar to see gallery hours. The gallery is closed in between exhibitions for installation.
Tuesday - Sunday 12pm-5pm
Calendar with hours is HERE. We are closed on Mondays.
Adult $5, Youth 13-17 $3, Children 12 & under free.
Tickets can be purchased at the gallery the day of your visit, at this time we do not sell advanced tickets for exhibitions.
Free First Tuesdays!
Free general admission on the first Tuesday of every month when open. Check the calendar for open dates.
heads up, construction alert:
The Lesher Center Plaza is under renovation. New and changing traffic patterns around construction could greatly change travel time and access to the Lesher Center. We strongly encourage guests to plan ahead and allow extra travel time. For more information about the project, please contact the LCA Administration Office by calling 925-295-1400.
Construction is expected to continue through June 2020.
Enter the Lesher Center Garage (yellow arrows) and use the Lesher Center Portal (star), which leads to our courtyard.Proceed under the Portico to reach the Ticket Office, Bedford Gallery, and our front doors (approx. 150 ft. distance).
The Civic Drive passenger-loading zone will be unavailable at times during the Plaza Renovation. If you are planning on parking in the Lesher Center Garage, please enter the garage from Locust Street, using the right entrance lane, and drop passengers off at the Lesher Center Portal (star), which leads to our courtyard. Proceed under the Portico to reach the Ticket Office and our front doors (approx. 150 ft. distance).
Free Bedford Gallery admission with a same-day performance ticket.
Ticket holders to events at the Lesher Center for the Arts will be admitted to the gallery free of charge on the ticketed date. The Bedford Gallery is open most evenings 6-8 when there is a performance in the Lesher Center for the Arts. Excludes Mondays and special events in the gallery; sorry, no rain checks.
Free Bedford Gallery admission with a Discover & Go pass.
Visit the Contra Costa County Library website to learn more about the Discover & Go program, where your library card is your ticket to dozens of museums around the Bay Area.